Opening of the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand

Everyone’s welcome at this month’s opening of the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand.

Dignitaries from all walks of life will converge on Wellington to officially open the centre, with the ceremony including the unveiling of two suitcases belonging to children sent to New Zealand to get away from war.

Director Inge Woolf says it’ll be an important day for many.

“We’re welcoming guests from all denominations. It’s not just going to be Jewish people because the Holocaust didn’t just happen to Jews, it happened to the world.”

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